V.I.D. fetes B.P. hopeful Brewer

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The Village Independent Democrats political club held its 55th Annual Awards Gala at Colors Restaurant, at 411 Lafayette St., on Thurs., May 3. Among the honorees was Gale Brewer, the Upper West Side city councilmember, above with plaque, with, from left, District Leader Brad Hoylman, V.I.D. President Jonathan Geballe, District Leader Keen Berger and former District Leader Tony Hoffmann. Brewer has declared she’s running for Manhattan borough president. The club cited her “progressive and passionate public service.” Also honored was Norman Siegel, the prominent civil rights attorney, below. Other honorees included Friends in Deed, an organization assisting people facing life-threatening illnesses; Yvonne Sherwell, for her work on behalf of tenants’ rights; and Annette Zaner, “for a lifetime of community activism.”

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